Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Ringling Bros. Circus Mistreats Animals:
Join the July 2015 Protests in Los Angeles, CA!

In Defense of Animals The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Los Angeles soon, and the animals need your help! Please help put an end to this carnival of cruelty by joining IDA (In Defense of Animals), PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), Animal Defenders International, and Compassion Works International to rally against the use of all animals in circuses.

If you plan to come to one night, please attend opening night! Media will be there and they would appreciate a strong presence.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Protests

Thursday, July 9th - 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 10 - 10:45 a.m. - 12 noon and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 11 - 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 12 - 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 13 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14 - 10:45 a.m. - 12 noon and 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
(Please meet at the intersection of S. Figueroa Street and Chick Hearn Court; see the map.)

If you can make it on opening night, Thursday, July 9, IDA will be there, so please stop by to say "hello" and to help yourself to posters and leaflets which will be provided. Note that reserved parking will not be available, and please also make sure to be prepared for the weather. Outreach events are fun and effective ways to help animals as well as meet local advocates, so be sure to invite others.

Contact: Dr. Toni Frohoff at if you have any questions.

Even though Ringling has announced that it will phase out the use of elephants in acts by 2018, their abuse needs to end now.

Also, don't forget that legislation to ban the bullhook (SB716) in the state of California will be heard in the Assembly Committee on Public Safety today on Tuesday, June 30. To find out more about how you can help go here.

You Help Is Needed ...

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